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  1. Grants

    Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 9,182 at the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Cibola County. Grants began as a railroad camp in the 1880s, when three Canadian brothers – Angus A. Grant, John R. Grant, and Lewis A. Grant – were awarded a contract to build a section of the new Atlantic and Pacific Railroad through the region. The Grant brothers' camp was first called Grants Camp, then Grants Station, and finally Grants. The new city enveloped the existing colonial New Mexican settlement of Los Alamitos and grew along the tracks of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. The town prospered as a result of railroad logging in the nearby Zuni Mountains, and it served as a section point for the Atlantic and Pacific, which became part of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad empire. The Zuni Mountain Railroad short line had a roundhouse in town and housed workers in a small community named Breecetown. Timber from the Zuni Mountains was shipped to Albuquerque where a large sawmill converted the timber to wood products that were sold around the west. After the decline of logging in the 1930s, Grants gained fame as the "carrot capital" of the United States. Agriculture was aided by the creation of Bluewater Reservoir, and the region's volcanic soils provided ideal conditions for farming. Grants also benefited from its location on U.S. Route 66, which brought tourists and travelers and the businesses that catered to them.

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  1. grants

    Verb form of the word grant.

    The government grants system is efficient, structured and easy to access.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 23, 2020  

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    Rank popularity for the word 'grants' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4715

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    Rank popularity for the word 'grants' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4141

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grants in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

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    The numerical value of grants in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Tim Morrow:

    Unlike most zoos in the country, San Antonio Zoo depends 100 % on ticket sales, guest spending, grants, and donations to operate. With no visitors, the zoo has lost almost the entirety of its income.

  2. Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev:

    Those receiving grants from certain countries seek chaos and confusion in our country, but we want stability.

  3. Jessica Vaughan:

    Now it may also cost California police and sheriffs critical funding from the federal government. Last year, these grants were worth more than $ 130 million.

  4. Daniel Webster:

    God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.

  5. Vershalee Shukla:

    The City of Phoenix covers all of the cancer screenings for the firefighters for all the Phoenix firefighters. We work with different cities such as Superstition and Tempe which are covered through FEMA grants…more and more people are realizing that this is important and necessary, and they're finding ways to fund it.

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    a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
    • A. sapling
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